Twenty years after the release of ‘Disappearing Acts,’ a film critic reflects on what Black love means to her

I remember the first time my ex-boyfriend hit me. We were in the kitchen making dinner and arguing about whatever it is young couples in love argue about. I don’t recall the words exchanged, but I do know we were both upset, and then POP! A searing pain shot through…

Rebecca Theodore-Vachon

Film/TV contributor Entertainment Weekly, Forbes, NYTimes, Roger Ebert The Urban Daily. Creator/Host of The Spectrum Lounge podcast.

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